Browsing by Author "Taylor, Ian"

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  • Promoting mental model building in astronomy education

    Taylor, Ian; Barker, Miles; Jones, Alister (Taylor and Francis, 2003)
    While astronomy has recently re-emerged in many science curricula, there remain unresolved teaching and learning difficulties peculiar to astronomy education. This paper argues that mental model building, the core process ...
  • Promoting mental model-building in astronomy education

    Taylor, Ian (The University of Waikato, 2000)
    The difficulties in learning and teaching astronomy, including the use of models, have been well documented. Models, when used by teachers, are usually utilised in a transmissive way to impart content to pupils. The process ...

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